Beautiful Day for First Bryant Park Skate

As you can see it was a beautiful day to take the first skate of the season at The Pond at Bryant Park (the view is from a web cam perched on top of the New York Public Library). It was sunny and in the high 50s. That made the ice a little slushy, but since all I was...

Friday Geek Out: Election Day

Yes, it’s an odd topic for a Geek Out, but in the last weekend before the Presidential Election it seemed the perfect time to talk about voting and why it actually does have a Geek Out status with me. You might remember that I wrote a little bit about elections...

Fathom’s Five: The Cross of Sins by Geoffrey Knight

Fathom’s Five: The Cross of Sins by Geoffrey Knight was a fun read. The book is a mix of Indiana Jones, The Mummy and Saturday afternoon action/adventure movies with a good dose of erotica thrown in as well. The Fathom in the title is Professor Fathom, a super...

DWTS Season 7, Week 6: Variety Rules the Day

Except for the rumba, there was a different dance style for everyone this week on Dancing with the Stars. It was good to see such a variety on display. Maurice started things off with a good Viennese Waltz. This is the second week I’ve felt he improved and...

Charlie Brown Wins!

I guess we’re a little out of touch. We just saw this ad for the first time this weekend as it aired at the movies ahead of High School Musical 3. Apparently this was one of Coke’s ads for this year’s Super Bowl. Perhaps it is in movie theaters now...